Gayle A. Zeiter Children's & Young Adult Literature Conference — 2019
The Gayle A. Zeiter Literacy Development Center, Southern Nevada Writing Project and the Lied Library are pleased to host this year's Gayle A. Zeiter Conference. The mission of the Zeiter conference is to engage teachers, librarians, budding authors and illustrators, university faculty and students of all ages, in an evening of exploration and engagement with renowned Children's and Young Adult authors.
This year's conference features a keynote by Kwame Alexander titled The Write Thing. During his talk, Kwame Alexander will engage educators and writers in how to tap into creativity for reading and writing and share the essential tools and techniques that will get have attendees leaping creatively off the ledge to becoming confident writers.